15 of our furriest film and TV friends

By 15 September 2015Just for fun, The latest

With the release of Blinky Bill: The Movie and Oddball fast approaching, we’re celebrating four-legged, winged and finned legends.

1

Blinky Bill in Blinky Bill: The Movie

This cheeky koala has been capturing hearts and minds since 1933. And this year, Blinky’s back! Blinky Bill: The Movie is in Australian cinemas from 17 September.

2

Oddball in Oddball

Based on the true story of a sheepdog in Warrnambool, Victoria trained to protect penguins from foxes, Oddball is in Australian cinemas from 17 September.

3

Maya in Maya the Bee Movie

Maya is a little bee with a big personality. But in a hive where fitting in is the most important thing, being different isn’t easy. Watch it on Google Play.

4

Mumble and Erik in Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two

In the land of the Emperor penguins where each needs a heartsong to attract a soul mate, a penguin is born who cannot sing. Watch Happy Feet on Stan or Netflix. You can see Happy Feet Two on Stan and Netflix too.

5

Red Dog in Red Dog

Based on the true story of a nomadic red kelpie that won the hearts of hundreds of Western Australians, you can watch Red Dog on Stan, iTunes or Google Play.

6

Soren the barn owl in Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls at St. Aggie’s, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. Soren and his new friends escape to the island of Ga’Hoole. See it on Stan, Netflix and Google Play.

7

Hildegarde the duck in Hildegarde, A Duck Down Under

When their beloved duck Hildegarde is abducted by smugglers, it’s up to Christopher, Isabel and Jeremy to save the day. Catch it on DVD.

8

PC in Paws

A computer-literate dog called PC flees into the arms of a lonely 13-year-old boy, Zac, after witnessing his master’s murder. Watch it on Google Play.

9

Flipper in Flipper and Flipper: The New Adventures

Marine researchers Keith Ricks and Pam Blondell continue their work with dolphins. Get Flipper on DVD.

10

Napoleon in Napoleon

A puppy with a loving family dreams of being a wild dog. During a birthday party, a balloon-lined basket accidentally carries him away.

11

Babe in Babe

A pig learns how to herd sheep and becomes the national sheep dog champion. See it on Google Play.

12

Phar Lap in Phar Lap

Based on the true story of champion racehorse, Phar Lap. Get the movie on DVD.

13

The kangaroo in Dot and the Kangaroo

Dot becomes lost in the bush and befriends a big kangaroo who helps her find her way home. Find it on DVD.

14

Mr Percival in Storm Boy

Based on the book by Colin Thiele, a boy is forced to choose between two beloved companions. Watch it on DVD.

15

Skippy in Skippy the Bush Kangaroo

The adventures of a young boy and his intelligent pet kangaroo. See it on DVD.